From Middle English blyndnes, blyndnesse, from Old English blindnes (blindness), equivalent to blind + -ness.
blindness (usually uncountable, plural blindnesses)
- The condition of being blind; unable to see.
- (figuratively) Want of intellectual or moral discernment; mental darkness; ignorance, heedlessness.
- face blindness
- legal blindness
- night blindness
- snow blindness
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